The job I chose would have to be something within the government. And if I picked a job there it would be as President of the United States of America. I would be in charge of running the country and deciding the fate of hundreds of millions of people. I would be in charge of a number of people who would help me run the country and also keep my policies in a constant check and balance system.
The continued success of the United States would be in my hands as a result of my economic policies. I would be an integral part of the Executive Branch of the United States government and as such my stated duty is as follow: The power of the Executive Branch is vested in the President of the United States, who also acts as head of state and Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces. The President is responsible for implementing and enforcing the laws written by Congress and, to that end, appoints the heads of the federal agencies, including the Cabinet. (White House)
[...] The weight of an entire nation is on your shoulders and every decision you make will have a profound effect on millions of people. “The job of the president wasn't very stressful for a large time in American history and only became harder with Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal reforms that increased the responsibility of the executive branch to address the effects of the Great Depression in the 1930s, said Russell Riley, chairman of the Miller Center's Presidential Oral History Program at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.” (Stress) On the other hand " 23 of 34 U.S. [...]
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[...] My speaking skills and ability to lead would also help me achieve my goals. If I was able to inspire my constituents and my “employees” it would very much make my goals easier to obtain. It would also be helpful to achieving those goals if I make those goals specific, clear and link actions to rewards. I would have to set a plan of action for the American people and let them know of the positive outcomes if these goals are realized. [...]
[...] Retrieved 05/13/12, from http://www.whitehouse.gov/our-government/executive-branch. Nicole Ostrow . (12/06/2011). Stress of U.S. Presidency Doesn't Lead to Shorter Lifespan, Study Finds. In Bloomberg. Retrieved 05/13/2012, from http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-12-06/stress-of-u-s-presidency-doesn-t- lead-to-shorter-lifespan.html Dr. Z. [...]
[...] Again, having a translator on hand (even if just during the initial phases of work) may be the best solution here. The translator can help everyone involved to recognize cultural and communication differences and ensure that all parties, regardless of geographic location and background, come together and stay together through successful project completion.” (Cross Culture) Overall being president would be a very difficult job as far as stressors, setting goals, and cross cultural communication would be on a grand scale. [...]
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